Preston has over 18 years of real estate experience as a Realtor and Associate Broker. He began his real estate career in new home sales for a local builder. In his first year of real estate, he was awarded the renowned MAME Award “Rookie of the Year” for sales excellence by the Central Arizona Homebuilder’s Association ( The years following, he led his home builder’s team with number of sales and achieved over $38.899M in new home sales. This was accomplished with dedication, customer service and building relationships with his clients.After numerous years of selling new homes, Preston decided to venture into traditional residential real estate where he helped form The Carter Smith Team. He organized a network of dedicated professionals and invested in the most up-to-date and advanced technology, enabling the team to provide the best customer service possible.His dedication to professionalism, building strong relationships and looking out for his client’s best interest, has helped Preston achieve over 1,100 real estate sales and be a recipient of the Diamond Club award with HomeSmart Real Estate.
In 2014, Preston & Allen decided to join forces and form a Partnership to help grow The Studebaker Smith Group and continue developing trusted client relationships.
Outside of his successful real estate career, Preston is an avid tournament bass fisherman and enjoys helping kids with baseball. Preston has resided in Arizona for over 40 years and currently lives in Cave Creek with partner Rose and his daughter, Brooke. He feels lucky to have grandchildren, Greyson & Addison, and enjoys spending time with them and his oldest daughter, Alexis.